As our Videographer, you will work alongside our creative team and have the opportunity to apply your imagination to organize, shoot, assist with, edit, and optimize video content for any or all of our channels: YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and the Revant Optics website to name a few. This fast-paced role will bring to life many exciting branding-building efforts and requires a self-starter that can work both independently and collaboratively .
Pay Rate: $15/hr and an estimated average of 15-20 hours per week.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Ability to travel locally for activities such as meetings and video shoots.
It is the policy of Revant Optics to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Revant Optics will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Experience / Skills
-Work with the creative team to brainstorm and execute ideas that lead to the production of on- brand and innovative video content.
-Design and create videos combining graphics, voice over / audio, and live video segments.
-Coordinate and organize video shoots and assist during filming, including set-up and takedown tasks like prepping studio or location for video shoots, setting up cameras and lights, and ensuring all parties involved know when to be on location.
-Develop several approaches to color correction and basic sound editing.
-Utilize best practices of media organization, video codecs, frame rates, and compression for publishing to the web.
-Audio & video editing, encoding & compression.
-Render videos for YouTube and other types of digital distribution.
-Help ensure that graphic brand standards are met across different types of media.
-Review industry trends and collect data based on the findings to fulfill the overall outlook of the production.
-Music research – create a suitable music library for use in production.
-Meet or exceed metrics as outlined by manager.
-Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Creative Suite
-Must be comfortable with DSLR cameras, professional video equipment, lighting and audio equipment
-Knowledge of YouTube, social media, and viral trends and content
-Knowledge of current trends in outdoor equipment industries
Required Education and Experience
-Minimum of 2 years in video production
-Pre-production: define audience, clarify message, write & revise script, decide video length, make shot list, create production schedule, visit location(s) ahead of time, determine needed equipment, and line up talent.
-Post-production: picture & sound effects editing, music composition, visual effects, sound mixing, and color correction.
-Excellent organizational skills including time management and communication skills
-Highly motivated, creative individual with experience and a passion for connecting with current and future customers
-A creative and forward-thinking mind
-Detail-oriented and independent worker
-Ability to take feedback
-A can-do attitude
-Work to win
-Value community over capital
-Always work to bring value to the customer
-A passion for outdoor sports and activities.
About Revant Optics
The eyewear industry is ripe for revolution and we’re leading the charge and bringing the change directly to our customers. Revant Optics, manufacturer and seller of premium replacement lenses for all sunglasses and prescription eyewear, was founded on the ideals of perpetual innovation and building community alongside capital. We’re based in Portland, Oregon and have expanded our better-than-new lens offering by cutting lenses on-demand so we can keep our direct involvement with the product high and quality even higher through continual testing.